Nickelus F

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Nickelus F aka Sweet Petey (known as Nick Fury until 2004) is a rapper and contemporary R&B writer from Richmond, Virginia, United States. He is best known for being the Black Entertainment Television 106 & Park "Freestyle Friday" champion seven weeks in a row and being inducted into its Hall of Fame in 2007. Nickelus F is also known for his collaborations with rapper Drake. On Cut the Check, Drake and Nickelus F made a song "AM 2 PM" by FTP Productions, which was also included on Drake's mixtape Room for Improvement. Also made a recent collaboration with Drake song "Number 15" released January 22, 2013

Music career[edit]

In 2000, Nickelus F got his first break into the hip hop industry when he competed against 300 contenders in the regional Source Unsigned Hype Emcee Battle where he placed second despite having no formal recording experience. He was also named "Unsigned Hype" in The Source in 2000 at the age of 17.[citation needed]

Nickelus F then went on to participate in BET's 106 & Park Freestyle Fridays where he was crowned champion after winning seven weeks in a row in 2007.[1]

Drake has described Nickelus F as "one of the most gifted people I know at finding flows".[2]

In November 2009, Nickelus F was featured in Complex's "Ten Most Underrated New Rappers".[3]

Notable projects and discography[edit]

  • Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better (2002)
  • Pistols and Teks (2003)
  • B stands for Burglars (2004)
  • Cut The Check (2005)
  • How To Build a Buzz for Dummies (2006)
  • The Relapse (2007)
  • For the F of It (2008)
  • Rayni Day Entertainment Presents... Umbrella Up Volume 1 ft. Radio B (2008)
  • Thank You (2009)
  • Thank You: Version: Pi (2009)
  • Heathen(2009)
  • Go Time (2009)
  • R.A.R.E. (Reliving A Real Experience) featuring Portishead (2009)
  • Season Premiere (2010)
  • Commercials (2010)
  • Season Premiere HD (2010)
  • Yellow Gold (Nickelus F & Ohbliv) (2011)
  • Faces (2011)
  • Vices (2013)
  • PTPT (2013)
  • Yellow Gold 2 (Nickelus F & Ohbliv) (2013)

Music videos[edit]

  • "Nurp!/Toast & Jelly" (2005)
  • "The Motions" (2008)
  • "Everything That I Should" (2009)
  • "Heathen" (2009)
  • "The Beast" (2009)
  • "You Too" featuring The Silverust (2009)
  • "Aggressive Content" (2010)
  • "What Am I Suppose To Do" (2010)
  • "Take You With Me" (2010)
  • "Crushin' Your Toes" (2010)
  • "Handsome" (2012)
  • "GotDamnMURDAH!" (2013)
  • "Painkillerz" (2014)
  • "Tanqueray" (2014)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nickelus F interview with hustleGRL". April 11, 2009. Retrieved July 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ Scott, Damien. "Drake". Complex. Retrieved July 6, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Complex Presents: The 10 Most Underrated New Rappers". Complex. November 24, 2009. Retrieved July 6, 2010.